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sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
deluge - flood; rush; V.
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words